Kinlin Grover’s local expertise and market dominance combined with Compass’ powerful agent network, real estate technology platform and consumer programs will provide expansive national and international exposure for the firm’s valued clients, listings and agents.
Under the new Kinlin Grover Compass brand, the firm will continue to operate as Southeastern Massachusetts’ leading real estate brokerage, maintaining its leadership team, staff and marketing with the added resources and technology of Compass. Jeffery Heighton, Compass’ New England Regional President will work in partnership with Kinlin Grover Compass leadership to grow their footprint in Massachusetts.
“Kinlin Grover Real Estate is not just raising the bar for customer service; they’ve committed to a whole new standard knowing consumers are tired of seeing meaningless perfect reviews where every agent has a 5-star rating,” Romito adds. “We believe that in a consumer-centric world, the higher standard for gauging excellence in professional services should authentically measure how well each customer is served, not just how much business is done.”
"These are remarkable results when you consider that sales plummeted at the beginning of the pandemic,” said Michael Schlott, President, Kinlin Grover Real Estate. “This is undoubtedly a reflection of the desirability, strength and importance of our region’s real estate market, and more so the dedication, expertise and execution of our talented and versatile agents."
“From its impeccable detail, to its breathtaking water views and thoughtfully-executed interior design, every facet of this home embodies elegance,” said selling agent Chuck Tuttle. “Living in Oyster Harbors comes with its added benefits, too, as 360 North Bay Road is just a short walk away from the many amenities at The Oyster Harbors Club including dining, golf, tennis and a private beach.”
“As we enter the holiday season, so many in our community are struggling and local food banks and pantries are unfortunately serving more families than ever,” said Michael Schlott, president of Kinlin Grover Real Estate and The Randall Family of Companies. “As part of our Season of Giving, we’ve pledged forty thousand dollars to organizations in the three states in which we do business, and we encourage those who can, to also help these organizations feed our neighbors in need.”
Photo of Kinlin Grover Broker of Record, Annie Blatz presenting donation check to Susan Martin of the Yarmouth Food Pantry
“To achieve such a distinguished honor simply enhances her already remarkable list of accomplishments as a real estate professional of 41 years. Through her experience, energy and dedication, Sandy has established herself as one of the premier REALTORS® on the Cape and in all of New England – we couldn’t be happier to have her on our team,” said Michael Schlott, President, Kinlin Grover Real Estate and The Randall Family of Companies.
“It’s not often that a home in Oyster Harbors hits the open market, let alone one of this caliber. Originally sited and built in the early 1950s, when regulations were not nearly as restrictive, the residence offers sweeping Westerly water views, as well as a swimming pool which is literally right on the beach,” said selling agent Chuck Tuttle. “Tastefully and graciously updated, the home’s floorplan offers the kind of flow that is relaxing simply in and of itself, as well as modern amenities which make it a five-star property.”
“We’re very pleased to have Stacy leading the charge as we continue to expand our Relocation Division,” said Mike Schlott, President, The Randall Family of Companies. “With her vast experience, knowledge of the Coastal New England real estate market and aptitude for providing exceptional service to her clients, we’re confident that she’s the perfect fit for this position.”
“Speaking for everyone at Kinlin Grover, we are very excited to increase our ability to service this beautiful part of the New England coastline. As the Gateway to Cape Cod, Wareham has always been a vibrant and critical market. When the opportunity to open in the heart of Onset presented itself, we knew it would be the perfect fit. We very much look forward to becoming an active part of the Onset/Wareham community,” said Michael Schlott, president of Kinlin Grover and The Randall Family of Companies.
The nearly five acres of land provides every amenity for a quintessential Cape Cod experience.
This award is for lifetime achievement and honors the Association’s long-time CEO & Past President, Charles F. Lockhart, who has given an extraordinary amount of time, effort and resources to ensure the visibility and success of the organization.
“It’s a great honor to be recognized amongst the best agents in the industry around the country,” said Tanco. “Whether my career positioned me as a real estate agent, broker, or as an office manager, I’ve tackled each role with vigor and have been committed to providing quality service with a strong attention to detail, honesty, integrity and of course, the highest understanding and insight into the market I’m proud to call my home.”
Kinlin Grover Real Estate is proud to announce two internal staff promotions: Brian Johnson has been appointed to the expanded position of ‘Marketing Technology, Agent Support and Training Director,’ and Catheren Andrade has been appointed as the company’s new ‘Social Media Manager.’
“It’s an absolute honor to be recognized as one of the premier real estate professionals on the Cape,” said Blatz. “Over the years, I have worked with countless clients, learning invaluable lessons each step of the way. To be held in such high regard by my colleagues at the CCIAOR is incredibly special.”
Longtime Mid Cape Brokerage Adds to Kinlin Grover’s Continued Growth
“With today’s release of the 2020 America’s Best Real Estate Professionals list, an elite group of real estate agents across the country are receiving well-deserved recognition. These sales associates are far above average and have built enormously successful small businesses in an extremely competitive field,” says Steve Murray, president of REAL Trends.
As we begin to do in person showings and Open Houses, please refer to our company protocol to maintain safety for everyone who visits our properties.
The vast majority of economists, analysts, and financial institutions are in unison, indicating an economic recovery should begin in the second half of 2020. Agreement among these leading experts is stronger than ever.
As the real estate market continues its recovery, it will act as a strong tailwind to the overall national economy.
We’re pleased to provide our new Kinlin Grover HOMES Spring 2020 Digital Edition.
Though there's limited inventory of homes for sale, serious buyers are still actively searching for properties in our area. This is evident by the Barnstable County sales data* for January - April 2020 and summarized in our most recent Spring 2020 Market Report.
Major real estate search sites and our own website analytics indicate that there are still serious buyers out there. They’re spending longer online and actively searching for their next home*.
While we're doing our part and staying home, we want you to know that we can still help you sell your home or buy a new one. See the list of real estate services we can continue to provide in our state during COVID-19.
At the heart of Kinlin Grover is a relationship-based company dedicated to teamwork and the highest levels of customer service. With this in mind, we deeply understand the hardship that the current coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak is causing for everyone in our community.
Residential property taxes on Cape Cod are a mixed bag, as they reach a high of $14.31 per $1,000 of assessed value in Sandwich and a low of $4.82 per $1,000 in Chatham. Read about the 2020 tax rates and how you might be able to reduce your tax bill.
“In representing both sides of this deal, Kinlin Grover proved once again why it has knowledge and access to serve as the undisputed Cape Cod Real Estate leader,” Tanco said.
Mike Schlott, president of Kinlin Grover Real Estate and The Randall Family of Companies, was recently named the Chair of the MLS, Property Information Network (MLS PIN) 2020 Board of Directors.Schlott has been a member of the MLS PIN board since 2010, joining an experienced, bold leadership team comprised of some of the most recognized names in New England real estate.
“After a few years working at the state and national levels, I am pleased to be once again participating in the local association with my friends and colleagues,” Blatz said. “We all know how special this area is, and I am looking forward to great achievements in 2020.”
“Kinlin Grover is not just raising the bar for customer service; they’ve committed to a whole new standard knowing consumers are tired of seeing meaningless perfect reviews where every agent has a 5-star rating,” Romito adds. “We believe that in a consumer-centric world, the higher standard for gauging excellence in professional services should authentically measure how well each customer is served, not just how much business is done.”
“We continue to welcome new agents to our offices across the Cape and beyond,” said Michael Schlott, President, Kinlin Grover Real Estate. “We are constantly looking to expand the services we offer to our clients and these motivated agents, with their diverse backgrounds, will make a tremendous impact on our organization and on the community.”
“We are thrilled to add the talented team at Joly, McAbee & Weinert to the Kinlin Grover family,” said Michael Schlott, Kinlin Grover president. “Its long-established presence and reputation on Cape Cod will fit seamlessly with the culture at Kinlin Grover Real Estate. Joly, McAbee & Weinert has a proud history of serving its clients with the highest level of professionalism. Our clients will now benefit from the combined resources and talents of two of Cape Cod’s most successful real estate companies.”
In partnership with the town of Chatham and the CCF, Doherty was instrumental in the acquisition of more than 50 acres of open space for the purpose of preservation. He also served as CCF President from 2005 - 2012 and has been the longtime Chairman of its Land Acquisition Committee. He now serves as an Honorary Member of its Board of Trustees.
“We are extremely proud of our agents as their hard work and dedication has resulted in their inclusion on this very exclusive list. Each of these top agents have made this list more than twice. Sandra made the list for the past 7 years and Rose for the past 5. Lori has made the list 3 times and Brett for the past 2 years,” said Mike Schlott, President, Kinlin Grover Real Estate. “Sandra, Lori, Rose and Brett are consummate professionals and represent our industry and Kinlin Grover at the highest level.”
“Annie has been extremely dedicated to CCIAOR, MAR, and NAR and in advancing REALTOR® values in her career. She truly carries on the legacy and professionalism of Chuck Lockhart. Annie’s influence has shaped our Association, locally, statewide, and nationally, and our profession across Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket for the better and made us a stronger industry.” said Joe Arnao, President of CCIAOR.
The private oceanfront property faces south and features 215 feet of sandy beach with panoramic water views of Cotuit Bay and Nantucket Sound. This property had been owned by the same family for more than 100 years, so it’s quite literally an once-in-a-lifetime piece of oceanfront Cape land.
“We are incredibly pleased with this latest round of new hires,” said Michael Schlott, President, Kinlin Grover Real Estate.“We are continually looking to expand the services we offer to our clients and these motivated agents, with their diverse backgrounds, will make a tremendous impact on our organization and on the community.”
“Sales volume is always a great indication of a company’s success, however, Kinlin Grover’s dominant market share has been built one relationship at a time,” said company CEO Doug Randall. “Having such a large number of our sales professionals and offices achieve recognition for outstanding customer service is a true testament to the our associates’ standard of excellence.”
“To receive multiple awards and to be recognized as one of the network’s top firms for the marketing of luxury real estate is a great achievement and a testament to our agents and our staff,” said CEO Doug Randall. “Leading RE firms are the best of the best and to be singled out among the 565-member companies and 130,000 agents worldwide is extremely rewarding.”
Market Watch Recent Trends
The big story for 2018 is that Kinlin Grover sales continue to outpace the overall Cape Cod market, with sales volume topping $1 billion for the first time ever, having increased by a significant 22% over 2017.
Located on Nantucket Sound, the charming Cape Cod estate, located in the heart of prestigious South Main Street Centerville, features panoramic water views, a private beach, and deepwater dock. It combines old-fashioned charm with custom and updated amenities throughout.
“I look forward to supporting the company’s vision, and helping to further communicate our brokerage’s capabilities and services,” Forrester said. “I’m committed to driving results through strategic planning, brand consistency and well-executed design.”
2018 Marks Banner Year for Leading Agency
"We are thrilled and humbled with our 2018 record-breaking results,” said Michael Schlott, President, Kinlin Grover Real Estate. “The $1 Billion accomplishment is certainly a testament to our team of highly talented sales associates. It is their hard work delivering exceptional client service one relationship at a time that has enabled our company's growth and success."
Results-driven Growth for New England Real Estate Leader
“We are incredibly proud to announce this latest round of new hires of some of the best and most experienced agents in the region, signifying our dedication to growth and customer service,” said Michael Schlott, President, Kinlin Grover Real Estate. “We are continuously looking to expand our reach and these motivated agents with their diverse backgrounds will make a tremendous impact on our organization and the community.”
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Largest Sale on Cape Cod in 5 Years; Fourth-largest in Massachusetts in 2018
“Simply put, this is one of the marquee properties not only on the Cape, but throughout all of Massachusetts,” said Ted Williams, Broker Associate, Kinlin Grover Real Estate.
To finalize the merger and best serve its sales associates and customers, Kinlin Grover’s Pocasset office has now officially moved its operations to its Bourne office, and early next year, its Mashpee Commons office will join the Kinlin Grover Mashpee office.
Kinlin Grover expands its reach with exclusive membership in Luxury Portfolio, the leading global network of luxury real estate brokerage firms.
The real estate industry as a whole is at a crossroads in 2018 because millennials, or Generation Y, are currently the nation's largest group and they are reporting a set of challenges that is far different than what previous generations experienced.
Recently, Kinlin Grover Real Estate held its Annual Service and Production Awards banquet at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club in Brewster. We recognized excellence in customer service, leading number of transactions, sales production, vacation rentals booked and the Rookie Agent of the Year. Awards were presented by company CEO, Doug Randall and President, Mike Schlott. Please join us in celebrating our exceptional team of agents.
The full list of award recipients can be found here: http://bit.ly/2HvNcLQ
Announcing our merger with Hopps Real Estate
Great for buyers and renters alike, this article looks at the economic and pesonal benefits of buying a home versus renting one and what each option brings to the table for an individual.
Kinlin Grover Real Estate has begun a new chapter in the seaside community of Marion. As of mid-August we have opened our first South Coast MA office in the town of Marion. Come by, check out the office, and get to know our agents!